Family Resettlement Worker
- Contract Type
Family Resettlement Worker
Can you help individuals and families overcome barriers?
Our client is a national charity which supports people affected by imprisonment. They provide practical and emotional support to prisoners' children and families and to prisoners themselves. The organisation offers support from courts to prisons through to resettlement and community work.
Position: Family Resettlement Worker (Community & Custody)
Location: London with extensive travel to prisons, CRC offices and other locations across the region as required
Contract type: Full Time, Fixed term Contract
Hours: 37.5 per week
Benefits: Generous holiday entitlement, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, eye care vouchers & more
Closing Date: 12th September 2017
Interview Date: 31st August 2017
About the role:
As a Family Resettlement Worker, you will work on their ‘Gripping the Offender’ project, a partnership with the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) and London CRC. You will be responsible for a caseload of young offenders, delivering their ‘Building Bridges’ and ‘Within My Reach’ course modules, designed to help strengthen relationships between young offenders and their families.
You will provide 1-to-1 support for the young person to work through the learning on the course and follow up work with the young person and their parent/significant adult. This may include: Family Group Conference type activity; 1 to 1 support; support for the family member in regards to the young person and advocacy; and liaison with statutory agencies e.g. Social Services. Through this work, you will contribute to reducing the risk of re-offending, and improve outcomes for Young Offenders and family members.
Additionally, you will work positively and constructively with London Community Rehabilitation Company colleagues, Courts, IOMs (Integrated Offender Management), Prison and other services staff to ensure good relationships are well established and ensure courses are well attended.
Furthermore, to ensure at all times that security, public protection and safeguarding concerns and risks are carefully considered and managed, and that information is shared appropriately with professional.
To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrable experience of delivering successful training programmes to young people and adults, you will have experience of managing a case load and working in 1:1 settings with service users. As well as working within a prison or criminal justice setting is desirable; or evidence of experience of working in a related field.
In addition you will have excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work in partnership with a range of agencies, be effective in the use of ICT including databases for the recording of course attendance, statistics and outcomes measurement.
Furthermore, you will be results orientated, with a ‘can do’ attitude and self-organised, with good administration, planning and project planning skills and the ability to work independently.
Our client is a National charity which support people affected by imprisonment. They work in prisons and communities across England and Wales to provide practical support to prisoners' children and families, and to prisoners themselves. They are an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all backgrounds, including those with previous convictions (appointment to post is subject to a risk assessment).
You may have experience of the following: Senior Support Worker, Family Resettlement, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Service Delivery, Senior Case Worker, NFP, Not For Profit, Community Development, Resettlement Case Worker, Volunteer Management etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.